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Catholic group: Federal agency
violates religious freedom of colleges

Daily Caller, by Robby Soave

Original Article

Posted By:afortiori, 9/29/2012 10:12:58 AM

A Catholic education group alleges that a federal agency has interfered in labor relations between Catholic universities and their faculty, jeopardizing religious liberty. Recently, the National Labor Relations Board forced one of the schools, Duquesne University, to hold a vote on allowing faculty to unionize — in violation of the First Amendment, according to Patrick Reilly, president of the Cardinal Newman Society. “What the Supreme Court has said is the very fact of the NLRB getting involved in these personnel issues is going to entangle the NLRB, a federal agency, in religious issues,” Reilly said

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NLRB activities go hand-in-glove with what HHS is doing with unconstitutional healthcare law activities aimed at religious institutions.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: John c, 9/29/2012 10:26:01 AM     (No. 8898131)

Wasn't this staffing part of the non-recess appointments now before the Supreme Court

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Salt5792, 9/29/2012 10:34:22 AM     (No. 8898160)

Since the NLRB is illegally constituted, anything they do or say is null and void.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jlw509, 9/29/2012 11:31:47 AM     (No. 8898332)

Most Catholic colleges and univrsities have done an at-best spotty, and at-worst scandalously bad, job of uholding their own standards in curriculum, hiring, and firing. Since when? I can tell you exactly since when: since the 1967 "Land 'O'Lakes Statement," by which most of these universities proclaimed their defection from an integral Catholic identity.

However. At this point, there's a huge struggle going on within these very institutions, as faithful officers and faculty attempt to revive their Catholic integrity.
That's why the Obamunists --- including ones lodged in the univeristy structure itself --- are pushing hard to use the NRLC, EEOC, the HHS, and whatever else they can get their hands on, to wage long-term lawfare against meaningful Catholic free-exercise.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: roger h. cook,MD, 9/29/2012 12:46:09 PM     (No. 8898518)

Even with all this kind of censorship catholics will vote for any democrat.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stablemoney, 9/29/2012 2:30:10 PM     (No. 8898719)

Catholics violate their own principles. Why should Obama follow them?

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